Out With The Old Ways: What I’m Leaving Behind After Lockdown

The Pandemic and subsequent lockdowns have highlighted what truly matters to us most, as well as what really doesn’t.  Here’s a list of a few things I’m determined to live without, as life begins to return to some sort of normality. 1). A regular hairdresser.  I used to spend a small fortune every four to … Continue reading Out With The Old Ways: What I’m Leaving Behind After Lockdown

Happy Trails…

...take 2. It’s Sunday rhyme time, but I'm not going to share the poem I’ve written this week. My amazing Uncle died recently, on the day before his 91st birthday, and I’ve been writing a poem to read at his funeral. The poem tries to capture my Uncle in words: he was kind, generous, warm, … Continue reading Happy Trails…

Does staying in your comfort zone stifle growth and creativity?

More on getting comfortable with being uncomfortable... In our first lockdown here in the UK there was a surge of creativity. Hilarious memes and videos, new ways of working, new ways of schooling, new ways of living together. My household was no different. I’d never considered myself to be creative, it was a nice idea … Continue reading Does staying in your comfort zone stifle growth and creativity?